Hip-Hop Revolution / Edition 1

Hip-Hop Revolution / Edition 1

by Jeffrey O. G. Ogbar
     
 

As hip-hop artists constantly struggle to "keep it real," this fascinating study examines the debates over the core codes of hip-hop authenticity—as it reflects and reacts to problematic black images in popular culture—placing hip-hop in its proper cultural, political, and social contexts.See more details below

Overview

As hip-hop artists constantly struggle to "keep it real," this fascinating study examines the debates over the core codes of hip-hop authenticity—as it reflects and reacts to problematic black images in popular culture—placing hip-hop in its proper cultural, political, and social contexts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700615476
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Publication date:
11/19/2007
Series:
CultureAmerica
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
252
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

1. The Minstrel Reprise: Hip-Hop and the Evolution of the Black Image in American Popular Culture

2. "Real Niggas": Race, Ethnicity and the Construction of Authenticity in Hip-Hop

3. Between God and Earth: Feminism, Machismo, and Gender in Hip-Hop Music

4. Rebels with a Cause: Gangstas, Militants, Media, and the Contest for Hip-Hop

5. Locked Up: Police, the Prison Industrial Complex, Black Youth, and Social Control

Notes

Index

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